Andy Brovey


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. Andy now runs a professional development business, working on site and online to help others make sense and make use of digital tools. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. Click Here for Video Lessons


I just posted a lengthy article over on Teach About Tech documenting my experience with getting cell service in the Czech Republic. You'll find directions for choosing a carrier and saving money. Wherever you may be traveling in Europe, this […]

Cell Service in Europe – How to Set Up & ...


Photo library vs photo stream
iCloud is Apple’s online service that allows you to back up your files in the cloud, that is, over the internet to an Apple server. You get 5 GB of free space with your iTunes account. That’s not much as […]

iCloud Photo Library or Photo Stream?



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You could win 1 of 10 terrific microfiber styluses! Here’s how. I’ve created a new site for technology trainers called Teach About Tech™ and I want your feedback. Visit teachabouttech.com during the month of June. Use the Contact Form found […]

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phishing fake email
Yesterday I received what looked like an email from Amazon warning me about a password problem. This email message was actually a poorly disguised phishing attempt. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails that appear to be from reputable […]

Fake Email – How to Spot Phishing



I recently received a message about iPad storage and running out of room for movies. Hi there, I’m really struggling with understanding my storage on my iPad, I’ve been trying to download movies for going traveling but it keeps saying […]

Video Storage Problem: A Fix for iPad